Definitions of Xavier Marmier

  1. A French miscellaneous writer; born at Pontarlier, June 24, 1809; died in Paris, Oct. 11, 1892. He was librarian of the library of St. Genevieve, Paris( 1846). He was a great traveler. His works include: "History of Iceland"( 1838); "Letters on Russia", etc. ( 2 vols., 1843); "From the Rhine to the Nile"( 1846); "The United States and Canada"( 1874); the novels "The Spitzbergen Lovers"( 1858), "The Dramas of the Heart"( 1868), "A Russian Great Lady"( 1876); in verse, "Poetical Sketches"( 1830); "Poems of a Traveler"( 1841); etc.